The Gothenburg Award for Sustainable Development is the city’s international prize that recognizes and supports work towards sustainable development. The first winner was awarded in 2000. The award is 1 million Swedish krona (SEK) and it highlights the possibilities and measures needed for a brighter future….

Theme for 2018 – Collaboration in Connection to production

We are proud to finally present the theme of 2018 to you; Collaboration in Connection to production. The jury explains the theme as follows:

“When talking about collaboration in connection to production it is often referred to as symbiosis. Symbiosis occurs in nature when two or more biological organisms exchange material, energy or information in a way that is mutually beneficial. Just as in nature, there are many good examples today of collaborations which have resulted in sustainable solutions that could not have been achieved individually by the parties involved. While collaboration often requires courage, innovation and inventiveness, it often helps to bring about environmental improvements, new jobs and business gains.”


Pictures from the Award Ceremony 2017

A big thank you to everyone who attended the Award Ceremony for the Gothenburg Award for Sustainable Development on November 22, 2017.
We hope you enjoyed it!

Photo: Marie Ullnert




”For outstanding contributions towards a more sustainable future.”

The Gothenburg Award for Sustainable Development is given each year to people or organisations for outstanding performance and achievements towards a sustainable future. The price is 1 million swedish krona (SEK) and shows what is possible and necessary for a brighter future.

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The prize, which is one million Swedish crowns, is administrated and funded by a coalition of the City of Göteborg, Västra Götalandsregionen and nine companies.

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